3:24 AM EDT, Sat April 29, 2017
4 hours ago

Takeaways and Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Go Fishing

The Pittsburgh Pirates Reel in the Miami Marlins in a 12-2 Laugher at Marlins Park in Miami. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the game, without making you read the same boring […] The post Takeaways and Throwaways – Pittsburgh Pirates Go Fishing appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
9 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Matchups to Watch: Bucs go Fishing

As the first month of the season comes to a close, the Pittsburgh Pirates head to South Beach to take on the Miami Marlins. The Pittsburgh Pirates were able to avoid a sweep this week against the Chicago Cubs and now have a record of 9-12.  Considering how bad the team has looked both offensively […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Matchups to Watch: Bucs go Fishing appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
13 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Ep. 6 – Smoke And Mirrors

Pittsburgh Pirates fans are no strangers to debate. It makes perfect sense, then, that PBD introduces its new debate show on PBD Radio. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a very polarizing club. Some of the ensuing debate circles around off-the-field issues – rightfully so – and still some swirls around the actual action we see for […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Podcast – CANNONBALLS Ep. 6 – Smoke And Mirrors appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
15 hours ago

Altoona Curve Notebook: Curve bats struggle, bullpen continues success

The Altoona Curve offense fizzled out this week as the Curve went 2-4 and failed to score more than three runs in any of their six games. Last week we talked about the Altoona offense being on fire to start the season, this past week the hitting and run scoring for the Curve struggled mightily. […] The post Altoona Curve Notebook: Curve bats struggle, bullpen continues success appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
17 hours ago

Andrew McCutchen: Early Hitting Shows Promising Peripherals

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen spent the 2016 season enduring talk that he was washed up and over the hill. He spent the off season hearing almost daily rumors that he was on the trade block.  He handled it remarkably well and even made what was for him a bold statement saying that 2017 would be […] The post Andrew McCutchen: Early Hitting Shows Promising Peripherals appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
18 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – The Schedule Finally Softens

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. A South Beach Road Trip The Pittsburgh Pirates had a much needed off day yesterday coming off their 6-5 win over the Cubs. The Pirates will now begin a seven-game, two-city road trip in […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – The Schedule Finally Softens appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 27, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Hitters Inept vs Relievers in the Early Going

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ run production issues are many and varied, and a substantial one looms in the team’s performance against relievers. As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Pirates rank 29th amongst Major League Baseball’s 30 teams with 3.38 runs per game. The Pirates find themselves at the 25th position in hits per game with 7.71. […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Hitters Inept vs Relievers in the Early Going appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 27, 2017

COLUMN: Gift Ngoepe’s Debut – Another Perspective

Last night’s MLB debut of South African Gift Ngoepe for the Pittsburgh Pirates takes the early lead for the feel-good story of the 2017 baseball season. There are a lot of column inches devoted to Gift Ngoepe today. And for good reason. His MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last night was as pure a […] The post COLUMN: Gift Ngoepe’s Debut – Another Perspective appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 27, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Jung-Ho Kang Appeals Drunk Driving Sentence in South Korea

Pittsburgh Pirates embattled infielder Jung-Ho Kang appeared in court in South Korea today to appeal his sentence from a third drunk driving conviction. Kang, dressed in a dark suit, appeared with his attorney, asking a South Korean judge specifically to convert the two years probation he received (which was a suspended sentence for the original […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Jung-Ho Kang Appeals Drunk Driving Sentence in South Korea appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 27, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – A Gift for a Struggling Team

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates.   A moment no one will forget Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5. The game itself was a footnote to Gift Ngoepe‘s fantastic MLB debut. Following a short outing by […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – A Gift for a Struggling Team appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 26, 2017

Takeaways & Throwaways- Bell, Harrison homers power Pirates over Cubs

The Pittsburgh Pirates Bats Exploded for 10 Hits and 6 Runs As The Pirates Beat The Cubs In The Finale Of Their Three-Game Series. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the game, […] The post Takeaways & Throwaways- Bell, Harrison homers power Pirates over Cubs appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 26, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Offense Is Overrated Anyway

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates.   Gerrit Cole Looks up to the offense because they let him down The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 1-0 to the Chicago Cubs last night. Just to show fans that 14-3 losses are not the […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Offense Is Overrated Anyway appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 25, 2017

Takeaways and Throwaways – Another Frustrating One-Run Loss

The Pittsburgh Pirates drop a second game to the Chicago Cubs 1 – 0 from a run scored on a fielding error by a struggling defense. Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about […] The post Takeaways and Throwaways – Another Frustrating One-Run Loss appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 25, 2017

Interview – MLB.com’s Adam Berry on Taking Over The Beat, Marte & More

Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Are Well-Served by MLB.com’s Adam Berry. In this wide-ranging interview, Berry talks to PBD about taking over for Tom Singer, Marte’s Suspension & Much More For years, Pittsburgh Pirates fans were spoiled by the fantastic coverage from the late, great Tom Singer. However, the man who took over his beat – MLB.com’s […] The post Interview – MLB.com’s Adam Berry on Taking Over The Beat, Marte & More appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Apr 25, 2017

Tuesdays With Taylor – It Was All A Dream

The 2016 season was supposed to be the beginning of an evolution for the Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 was to be the time when a trio of outfielders armed with the MVP pedigree of Andrew McCutchen, the five-tool talent of Starling Marte and the untapped potential of Gregory Polanco were expected to begin their collective climb […] The post Tuesdays With Taylor – It Was All A Dream appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.